19.10.2011, Words by dummymag

Everything But The Girl - Night Time (The xx cover) [stream]

Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn's first new material in over a decade.

Everything But The Girl haven’t released music together in over ten years. Today, first collaborative effort has emerged, and it’s a cover of the The xx’s track Night Time from the their 2009 debut self-titled album. Vocal contribution came from Thorn, backing vocals and guitar are delivered by Watt, while Ewan Pearson played drums, programmed and mixed the track. The cover will be featured on Tracey Thorn’s forthcoming ‘Night Time’ EP, due out digitally on 1st November via Merge, and on vinyl via Watt’s Buzzin’ Fly label. The EP will also include remixes of Swimming from Thorn’s 2010 album ‘Love, And Its Opposite’ by Visionquest and Charles Webster.

Stream Everything But The Girl – Night Time (The xx Cover) via Pitchfork.

Buzzin’ Fly and Merge will release Tracey Thorn’s ‘Night Time’ EP on vinyl and digtally respectively on 1st November, 2011

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